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No midlife crisis here!

Are You Really Having a Midlife Crisis?

Published 02 November, 2010 | Stress Reduction

In your twenties, if you take up a new hobby or decide to travel, it's just seen as you being who you are. But in your forties, any new decision or change in direction leaves you open to diagnostic mutterings of, "Ah, midlife crisis!" Life is full of transitions, but when you make them in your middle years, it's labelled a crisis.

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Find your wings and use them to achieve your potential

What Does 'Achieving Your Potential' Really Mean?

Published 25 October, 2010 | Confidence and Self Esteem

"You are not meant for crawling, so don't. / You have wings / Learn to use them, and fly." ~ Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi, 13th century

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Who are you blaming?

Stop Blaming Other People (and why it will help you)

Published 19 October, 2010 | Confidence and Self Esteem

Basil just couldn't bring himself to admit liability. We've all known people like this. It's never their fault, is it? It's their parents' or children's or bunny rabbit's fault. It's their star sign or the cat next door or you! "You made me do that!"

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A creative beach activity!

How to Increase Your Creativity

Published 23 September, 2010 | Personal Productivity

"Problems cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them." (Albert Einstein) True creativity is fresh, new, and unexpected. And it can be shocking.

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How much wine is too much?

How to Stop Drinking Wine Every Day

Published 30 August, 2010 | Bad Habits

I'm all for people living their lives how they choose. And I love wine; but, as we all know, more is most definitely not better, not in the long- or even short-term. It's easy to kid ourselves we're not drinking too much wine, to pretend it's harmless. But millions of people have let an innocent nightly tipple turn into a mortally threatening compulsion.

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